1937 Cord 812 Beverly Sedan, 289 cubic inch Lycoming L-Head V-8. Single Downdraft Carburetor. 125 HP. 4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes. Independent Trailing-Arm Front Suspension with Leaf Springs. Live Rear Axle, Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs. Made by an American company Auburn Automobile/ Connersville Indiana, the Cord was an all-out luxury automobile. Made from 1929 to 1932 and again in 1936 and 1937. Cord is known for its innovative beautiful, elegant, streamlined bodies and innovations in technology. One of the early uses of Hidden headlights, its drive system borrowed from the Indianapolis 500-dominating racers of the time, semi-automatic transmission, (called a pre-selector because you selected the gear and then stepped on a clutch). Cigarette Creme paint in very good condition. Straight body lines and gaps. Long sloping front fenders and match long, wide rear 1/4 fender wheel well fenders. Designed by Gordon M. Buehrig, the car sports a sleek, low-slung look, with no running boards, a rare design element of this era vehicle. Split front Window, 1/2 Moon Elegant Split Back Windows in the Rear. Sweeping horizontal lines chrome grill which repeated behind the front fenders in the split hood. The interior was all about luxury. Deep Plush vertical rib stitched seat Upholstery. Dead centered, Large circular and v shaped gauges set in a beautiful shining Diamond plate cluster. Inverted Y horn button Carried on into 3 spoke steering wheel with a full circular chrome thin tubular ring added design elegance. Factory correct extra-large hub caps centered in extra wide white walled poly ply non radial tires.